Joe Biden recently said that $1,400 checks are what the American people were promised.
Lots of people would disagree with that statement. They would say that Biden and the Democrats promised $2,000 checks.
Biden is taking into account the $600 checks that already went out. Not everyone is going to give him credit for that and with good reason. Biden himself made a big deal about $2,000 checks.
Biden says next stimulus checks will be $1,400. How they could be targeted
As Washington lawmakers work to come to an agreement on a new coronavirus relief package, one key question has emerged: Will the next stimulus checks be $1,400?
President Joe Biden sought to end that debate in a press conference on Friday by re-affirming his commitment to $1,400.
“I’m not cutting the size of the checks,” Biden said. “They’re going to be $1,400. Period.
“That’s what the American people were promised.”
The president also said the payments need to be targeted so that “folks making $300,000 don’t get any windfall.”
The additional direct payments are part of Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan.
The $1,400 sums would go to individuals, as well as child and adult dependents, based on certain income thresholds. If the same criteria are used as for the first two rounds of checks, individuals making up to $75,000 and married couples who earn up to $150,000 would see full payments.
See the video below:
Here’s Joe Biden hyping $2,000 checks:
Joe Biden said campaigning in Georgia on January 4 that $2,000 stimulus checks "would go out the door immediately" if Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock won their elections. pic.twitter.com/NTBI698NcE
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) February 3, 2021
Biden says he promised $1,400 checks (But in Georgia, he promised $2k immediately)
“I’m not cutting the size of the checks. Period.”
— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) February 5, 2021
People aren’t going to forget this.
Democrats sent billions of dollars to other countries just weeks ago.